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CME Won’t Be Listing New Cryptocurrency Futures Anytime Soon: CEO

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CME Group, the second regulated U.S. derivatives market to list bitcoin futures and by far the largest trading venue for these products, will not be listing any new cryptocurrency futures anytime soon, the firm’s chief executive said on Thursday. Speaking with Bloomberg Television, CME Group CEO Terry Duffy said that the reputation of his firm is “too important” to him to rush into listing new...

Ethereum Futures Launch on Regulated UK Trading Platform

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The world’s first regulated ethereum futures will soon begin trading on UK cryptocurrency trading platform Crypto Facilities. The London-based firm -- which is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) -- on Friday announced that it will list an ethereum futures contract, providing institutional investors with the ability to go long or short on the price of ether without the regulatory...

Bitcoin Futures the Beginning of a New Derivatives Class: Wedbush Securities Director

Less than three months have passed since the first Bitcoin futures contracts exchanges hands on a regulated US exchange, but one industry veteran says that his clients are already clamoring for more cryptocurrency derivatives. Bitcoin Futures the Beginning of a New Derivatives Class: Wedbush Securities Director Bob Fitzsimmons, who spent decades in the trading pits and now serves as managing...

All In? Riot Blockchain Says It May Launch US Cryptocurrency Exchange

Former biotech company Riot Blockchain has announced that it may launch a cryptocurrency exchange and futures brokerage platform. In a public filing dated March 27, the former biotech firm said that it “intends to investigate launching a digital currency exchange and a futures brokerage operation” in the US. Toward this end, Riot Blockchain acquired Logical Brokerage Corp., a Miami-based futures...

France Cracks Down on Unregulated Cryptocurrency Futures Trading

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France’s chief financial markets watchdog said Thursday that it will crack down on unregulated cryptocurrency futures and derivatives trading. In a statement, the Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF) said that it had observed a variety of online trading platforms launch cryptocurrency-based derivatives such as binary options, contracts for differences (CFDs), and Forex contracts. The agency...

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